Friday, October 28, 2016
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Prudential Center to play the New Jersey Devils on Friday, October 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -118 and the Devils at -105. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 7 games. They have an overall record of 3-3-1 and on the road they have a record of 0-2-0. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 25 goals and given up 25 goals for a point differential of 0. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-4 and an over/under record of 4-2-1. New Jersey shows up with a record of 3-2-1 including 3-0-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 13 goals and surrendered 12 for a goal differential of +1. Their record against the spread is 3-3 while their over/under record sits at 1-4-1.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 2 goals this season with 22 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 23 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 33% by scoring 4 goals on 12 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 1 win and 3 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 145 shots against him and has given up 15 goals. He has made 130 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Devils. He has 5 goals this season with 25 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 1 assist on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Travis Zajac has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 3 goals on 13 shots. He has 2 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 3 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 188 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 176 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
The Blackhawks have 7 total points this season. They have scored 25 goals while giving up 25 goals. They have had 26 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Blackhawks have allowed 26 power play opportunities and given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 46%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 12.50% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Devils have a total of 7 points on the season. They have 5 power play goals on 21 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 20 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 13 goals scored while they've given up 12 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.14%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 94%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 52.6% as they've attempted 398 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 358 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.1% as they have 273 attempts while they've given up 283 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 55.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.4% for the season. They have 208 face off wins compared to 238 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 46.6%. On defense Chicago has 109 hits and they've blocked 75 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 284 shots at full strength and they've given up 329 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.9% as they have 228 shots while they've given up 258 attempts on defense. The Devils have an offensive zone percentage of 48.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.7% as they've compiled 181 face off wins this season and they have suffered 183 face off losses. On defense New Jersey has blocked 71 shot attempts and they have 122 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 2-4 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 4-2-1 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 3-3 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 1-4-1 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
10/24/16 D Gustav Forsling Upper Body injured last game, "?" Friday vs New Jersey
10/22/16 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Arm out 5-6 weeks
10/10/16 LW Andrew Desjardins Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
New Jersey Devils Injuries
10/10/16 D Jon Merrill Finger out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Luke Gazdic Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New Jersey
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